Soca Massive

Judged by the Caribbean Music Association (CMA)
(Position/Sound or DJ/Mas band/Points)

Children’s Day, Sunday 26 August

CMA Soca on the Move competition

  1. Soca Massive – Soca Massive Fancy Sailor (255)
  2. Lagniappe PA – Lagniappe Mas (245)
  3. Zoomer D – Tears (236)
  4. Hotwax – Hotwax Carnival Group (231)

CMA members’ own mobile sound systems

  1. Lagniappe PA (245)
  2. Tippa Audio (226)
  3. Kayak Audio (221)
  4. Elite Sounds (218)

Adults’ Day, Monday 27 August

CMA Soca on the Move competition

  1. Flagz Sound – Flagz Mas Band (249)
  2. DJ Vern – DUKA Mas Dominik UK (240)
  3. Kayak Audio – Vybz Mas UK (233)
  4. Tippa Audio – Candy Mas (232)

CMA members’ own mobile sound systems

  1. Kayak Audio (233)
  2. Tippa Audio (232)
  3. Elite Sounds (223)
  4. Unique Touch (220)

CMA judging criteria
(Numbers in brackets are maximum points that can be awarded)

Sound clarity (total 80)

  • Can you hear the words of the music clearly? (20)
  • Is the clarity of the music played free from distortion? (20)
  • Do you feel the energy from the music? (20)
  • Are the vocals on the microphone clear/concise and professional? (20)

Crowd participation (total 10)

  • Does the mas band respond to the music played by the DJ and appear to be enjoying the music? (5)
  • Does the DJ get the mas band and the crowd to feel the energy of the music and is the music being played appropriate? (5)

Music truck presentation (total 10)

  • Does the music truck have banners? (2)
  • Do the banners represent the DJ/sound or mas band it’s playing for? (2)
  • Is the mobile sound system well presented and well laid out on the truck? (6)